V. N. Ipatieff Lectureship

The North­west­ern Uni­ver­si­ty Cen­ter for Catal­y­sis and Sur­face Sci­ence is pleased to announce that Dr. Enrique Igle­sia, Pro­fes­sor of Chem­i­cal Engi­neer­ing at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Cal­i­for­nia, Berke­ley will serve as the V. N. Ipati­eff Lec­tur­er for 2005.

The V. N. Ipati­eff Lec­ture­ship was estab­lished in 1988 to enhance the edu­ca­tion­al expe­ri­ence of grad­u­ate stu­dents and post­doc­tor­al researchers by spon­sor­ing extend­ed, up to one month, vis­its to the Cen­ter by inter­na­tion­al­ly dis­tin­guished researchers in catal­y­sis. The lec­ture­ship is named after Pro­fes­sor Vladimir N. Ipati­eff, the father of high-pres­sure het­ero­ge­neous catal­y­sis and the founder of the Ipati­eff High Pres­sure Lab­o­ra­to­ry at North­west­ern Uni­ver­si­ty. Pre­vi­ous V. N. Ipati­eff lec­tur­ers include Prof. Hel­mut Knözinger, Prof. Jack Lunsford, Dr. Pierre Galle­zot, Dr. Wern­er Haag, Prof. D. Wayne Good­man, Prof. Rut­ger A. van San­ten, Dr. George Par­shall, Prof. Gary Haller, Prof. Mako­to Mis­ono, Prof. Roel Prins, Prof. Lan­ny D. Schmidt, Prof. Aveli­no Cor­ma, and Sir John M. Thomas.

Pro­fes­sor Igle­sia is Edi­tor-In-Chief of the Jour­nal of Catal­y­sis, Direc­tor of the Berke­ley Catal­y­sis Cen­ter, and among numer­ous awards, he is the recip­i­ent of the 2005 George A. Olah Award in Hydro­car­bon Chem­istry of the Amer­i­can Chem­i­cal Soci­ety.

In addi­tion to trav­el and liv­ing expens­es asso­ci­at­ed with his vis­it, Pro­fes­sor Igle­sia will receive an hon­o­rar­i­um.
Peter Stair